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Abidjan is the economic capital of Côte d'Ivoire and is one of the most populous French-speaking cities in Africa. According to the 2014 Côte d'Ivoire census, Abidjan's population was 4.7 million, which is 20 percent of the overall population of the country, and this also makes it the 4th most populous ...

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Since the 2000 election, Abidjan has suffered a wave of political violence. The 2002-03 civil war was followed by a series of political murders and gang warfare. Despite these problems, modern Abidjan remains a dynamic, prosperous metropolis of over 2.5 million people. Sources: Bill Freund, The African City: A History ...

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See Article History. Abidjan, chief port, de facto capital, and largest city of Côte d' Ivoire (Ivory Coast). It lies along the Ébrié Lagoon, which is separated from the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic by the Vridi Plage sandbar. A village in 1898, it became a town in 1903. Abidjan was a rail terminus from 1904 but had to depend on ...

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Abidjan city information on Abidjan history, culture, religion, lifestyle. The latest information from Abidjan.com.

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History. Félix Houphouët-Boigny. Abidjan was a village in 1898, became a town in 1903, and was a rail terminus from 1904, although it depended on the wharf at Port-Bouët on the sandbar's ocean shore. The Petit-Bassam Wharf, the current Port Bouët, south of the metropolitan area, grew rapidly in ...

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per cent in 1955, 5.5 per cent in 1963 and 3.3 per cent in 1975 (Antoine et al, 1987). 2. History of Abidjan. Understanding Abidjan's development requires taking account not only of its colonial heritage, but equally of the implementation of the main infrastructure systems and development strategies put into practice soon after.

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Information on Côte d'Ivoire — map and flag of Côte d'Ivoire, geography, history, politics, government, economy, population, culture, religion, languages, largest cities.

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HISTORY. THE BIRTH OF A GREAT MODERN PORT. Ideally located at the heart of the Gulf of Guinea, almost equidistant from Cameroun and Senegal, the Ivory Coast has a coast line of approximately 500 kilometers. Its sandy and rectilinear coast “is harried” by the bar, this is a surge of the swell being formed at a distance  ...

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The official capital is Yamoussoukro; Abidjan is the administrative capital. The country's three largest population centers are Abidjan (2.6 million), Daloa (1 million), and Man (957,706), and almost one-half of the country's population is concentrated in the urban cities of Abidjan and Bouaké. Demography. The current ...